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Arthur Revitalizes PowerPC Line: 2/17/97

  title={Arthur Revitalizes PowerPC Line: 2/17/97},
  author={Arthur Revitalizes Po},
  • Arthur Revitalizes Po
  • Published 1997
  • With their first so-called G3 processor, Motorola and IBM have achieved an outstanding combination of high performance and low cost. The chip, code-named Arthur, combines features from the PowerPC 603, 604, and 620 to significantly improve performance, particularly on Macintosh applications. On a clock-for-clock basis, these changes improve Mac performance by more than 90% over the 603e and 40% over the 604e, according to the vendors’ Somerset design center. But by using a leading-edge 0.25… CONTINUE READING
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